The Optimus blog

The blog that inspires leaders in the UK education sector

The Optimus blog

The blog that inspires leaders in the UK education sector

Student passports

Gareth D Morewood

SEND provision: a three-stage plan for school improvement

The 'assess, plan, do, review' model is worth keeping at the centre of any efforts to improve a school's SEND provision. Here's an example of how it can be put into practice. Occasionally I’m asked to visit schools and support them with SEND provision as part of a whole-school review. I don’t do...
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Gareth D Morewood

How to develop student passports – the movie

This post addresses one of the topics I get asked about most – student passports – and shares a frequently requested video clip. While we often talk about students passports as ‘ our effective alternative to IEPs ’, that’s not really an accurate description. The student passport is not an IEP with...
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